There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh

$63 - $111

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Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Witney, Moorland Road (Petrol Station) to Bourton-on-the-Water, War Memorial V21

$51

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water 111.6 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Bourton-on-the-Water 111.6 miles

$260 - $360

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Bourton-on-the-Water. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Bourton-on-the-Water, War Memorial via Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop A3) and Witney, Moorland Road (Petrol Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bourton-on-the-Water is 86 miles. The road distance is 111.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 3 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water bus services, operated by Villager Community Bus (Oxon), arrive at Bourton-on-the-Water, War Memorial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water.

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There are 673+ hotels available in Bourton-on-the-Water. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Bourton-on-the-Water, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water via Reading, Moreton-in-Marsh, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bourton-on-the-Water via Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop A3), Witney, Market Square (Town Hall), and Witney, Moorland Road (Petrol Station) in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Villager Community Bus (Oxon)
Phone
01451 832114
Website
villagerbus.com
Bus from Witney, Moorland Road (Petrol Station) to Bourton-on-the-Water, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
villagerbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Bourton-on-the-Water
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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